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Author Amy Stewart tells spine-tingling tales of Wicked Bugs. On tour, visit Link Davidson’s small garden design that makes a big impact with re-purposed materials. Daphne explains the explosion of red katydids. Her Pick of the Week is Gaura, a drought-tough native perennial with wildlife attraction. Eric Pedley from East Austin Succulents shows how to multiply succulent plants with leaf divisions and beheading.
Jon Hutson from Tillery Street Plant Company combines structural and soft plants for beautiful drought-tough designs. On tour, see how east Austin gardeners renovated their old yard with tailored structure mixed with abundant plants. Daphne explains why blossom end rot ruins early tomatoes. Pick of the week is structural and soft Manfreda. Eric Pedley from East Austin Succulents demonstrates how to divide succulent plants.
Stephen Orr, author of Tomorrow's Garden, updates garden perceptions with sustainable concepts for the future. On tour, head to San Antonio for a home and garden designed for indoor-out sustainability. Daphne explains how to analyze your soil. Pick of the Week is drought-tough Barbados cherry, a favorite for wildlife from flowers to fruit. At Lake Austin Spa, Trisha Shirey demonstrates tricks to fertilize vegetable gardens with compost tea.
Treat the wildlife and yourself to fountains, ponds big and tiny, and lots of refreshing ideas with CTG's preview of the Austin Pond Society's tour. On location in Cedar Park, get a close-up look at Lynne and Gary Wernli's wildlife gardens and ponds. Daphne explains why an established Afghan pine is dying. Pick of the week is drought tough Red Yucca. On location at Lake Austin Spa Resort, Trisha Shirey demonstrates how to support vegetable plants.